By this I mean, when he first got there Lucius was determined to win Jessica.
She understandably wanted nothing to do with his crazy…
Title: Jessica’s Guide to Dating on the Dark Side Author: Beth Fantaskey Genre: YA paranormal/fantasy Format: Ebook and Print Publisher: Graphia (reprint edition 2010) Synopsis (courtesy of Amazon) The undead can really screw up your senior year . But then a bizarre (and incredibly hot) new exchange student named Lucius Vladescu shows up, claiming that Jessica is a Romanian vampire princess by birth—and he’s her long-lost fiancé. I was interested to get into this story to see what it was all about and if it would be as amusing as the title.
Marrying a vampire definitely doesn’t fit into Jessica Packwood’s senior year “get-a-life” plan.
The tree’s low, gnarled branches twisted down around him, nearly concealing him in limbs and leaves and shadows. Harcourt Children’s Books is an imprint of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. romance buffs will find the ultimate pairing of Lucius and Jessica absolutely irresistible, and it's downright swoonworthy once their elaborate courting ritual begins in earnest."— The Bulletin"A romance involving a high school girl and a handsome vampire may sound a little too familiar, yet this first novel quickly bursts ahead of the pack of Twilight-wannabes . Girls obsessed with vampires and romance will welcome this clever, amusing take on teen vamps in love."— Booklist "Fantaskey’s fast-paced story is full of plot twists and turns that keep readers guessing until the very end. Armed with newfound confidence and a copy of Growing Up Undead: A Teen Vampire's Guide to Dating, Health, and Emotions, Jessica makes a dramatic transition from average American teenager to glam European vampire princess. But then a bizarre (and incredibly hot) new exchange student named Lucius Vladescu shows up, claiming that Jessica is a Romanian vampire princess by birth--and he's her long-lost fiancé.When she tells her mother about this boy and how he is “stalking” her … Back to the review: It turns out the Lucius (the creepy stalker) is not a stalker. She doesn’t believe any of them but Lucius will not give up so he stays in town and lives over the garage as a foreign exchange student.He is just a vampire prince who has come to claim his vampire princess and take her back to Romania so they can unite their clans and stop a war. It’s certainly an interesting plot and it is unique. You have Jessica’s parents who take in every stray they see, eat Vegan food and are very “free thinkers”.Each of them had their own personal demons to face. The characters were good and the writing was easy to read.